Cops dragged to court in Rajasthan after they seize effigy of Ravana

Jodhpur resident Purushottam Sharma had another complaint. He argued that "Ravana is the son-in-law of Jodhpur and keeping his effigy in a Police Thana is an insult to the people of Jodhpur".

published on : 7th November 2020

Video of thousands attending Dussehra ceremony in Kharagpur goes viral on social media

Sarkar said the crowd was wearing masks and there was frequent announcements on mike asking people to maintain social distancing norms.

published on : 29th October 2020

Dussehra concludes minus fanfare

In Jeypore, celebrations were muted as the ceremonial lathi procession on Bijaya Dashami was banned in view of the Covid-19 crisis.

published on : 28th October 2020

Of Dasara and asura

Dasara has never ranked on top of my list of favourite festivals. I prefer action-packed festivals like Diwali and Holi.

published on : 28th October 2020

'Covid cases rising in Bengal, Delhi': It could be due to puja festivities, say officials

The officials said the true impact of the celebrations could be gauged only after the coming two weeks.  

published on : 27th October 2020

COVID effigies new addition at some celebrations during a muted Dussehra across country

Even at places where the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakaran and Meghnad were torched, organisers opted for smaller effigies this year.

published on : 25th October 2020

No place for arrogance, breaking promises in a ruler's life: Sonia Gandhi's Dussehra message

In her message on Dussehra, Sonia Gandhi extended good wishes to all.

published on : 25th October 2020

This Dussehra, effigy of COVID-19 to be burnt along with Ravan in Delhi's Shastri Park

As per environmental norms, these effigies contain green crackers and will be set on fire later this evening.

published on : 25th October 2020

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa extends wishes on Vijayadashami

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended wishes to his countrymen on Mahanavami, the ninth day of Navratri festival.

published on : 25th October 2020

Sangola-a Maha village where Ravan is honoured, not condemned

The tradition of worshipping Ravan for his "intelligence and ascetic qualities" has been going on in Sangola village here for the last 200 years, claim locals.

published on : 25th October 2020

Koraput: Puja crowd defies virus restrictions

Similar was the scene in Borrigumma where locals crowded one of the pandals throwing social distancing norms to winds. 

published on : 24th October 2020

Jewellers betting big on Dussehra, expect 65 pc of total business this festival season

Gold prices were on Friday ruling at around Rs 49,200-51,000 per 10 grams in the domestic market, while in the international market, it was at USD 1,908 an ounce.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Your guide to festive fasting

Planning to keep the Navratri fast? Keep in mind these tips while you do so.

published on : 22nd October 2020

COVID-19 effect: Pre-Dussehra business in Bhubaneswar markets takes a hit

Numbers of buyers in Bhubaneswar and their purchasing capacity is at an all time low due to the pandemic-induced economic crisis.

published on : 20th October 2020

Dehradun diary: All that is happening in 'Dev Bhoomi'

While Dussehra fairs have been banned in capital Dehradun, hte 95th foundation course for the fresh batch of civil servants commenced from Tuesday.

published on : 18th October 2020
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